Tag: elections

Joseph Kabila, President of the DRC, addresses the UN General Assembly in 2014. Credit: MONUSCO Photos

Congo blues

Last month, on September 19, protestors descended on the streets of Kinshasa–the capital of the Democratic Republi…

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Ali Bongo image via Wikimedia

‘Til death do us part

The Bongo family has ruled the central African country of Gabon uninterrupted for 49 years. This past August, President …

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Motorcycle engulfed by tear gas in Kampala.

Uganda’s chemical elections

Tear gas – the English term – is frequently overheard in everyday conversation in Kampala. Its chemical formula is a sem…

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